'Terminator 2' shape-shifting copyright claim moves forward
"A copyright infringement case brought against James Cameron, director of Hollywood blockbuster 'Terminator 2; Judgment Day' can proceed, a US appeals court ruled last week, according to the Associated Press.
Cameron is accused of basing his shape-shifting T-1000, the villain of the movie, on a character created in 1987 by Australian filmmakers Filia and Constantinous Kourtis.
The couple allege that they developed a half-man, half-bull character, which could transform itself into various human and inanimate forms, for the title role of a movie project entitled 'The Minotaur'."
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